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VillageFest

Palm Canyon Drive between Baristo and Amado, Downtown, Palm Springs, CA
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Ranked #18 of 64 attractions in Palm Springs
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Flea/ Street Markets
Description: The place to meet new friends is at this old-fashioned street fair with sidewalk performers, musicians, farmer's market, gifts and lots of food.
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Palm Springs, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

great crowd must do once food is good and the excitement is worth it some intersting booths and some of the same old stouf

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

This is a great thing to do on Thursday evening. There is a lot of street vendors with good food. Not to mention great local artist.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

I recall previous years when the economy was in worse shape, the Thursday night street fair on Palm Canyon Drive suffered too. But you wouldn't know it now. It has really boomed and is great fun. They moved all the food booths to one end. You can make a whole meal out of it. Everything from a whole roasted chicken... More

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Burnaby, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

The Palm Springs Village fest on Palm Canyon Drive is a great way to spend an evening every Thursday night, walking amongst the venders of everything from roasted nuts to major art pieces, it’s hard not to find something you can take home.

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Ellington, Connecticut
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

A visit to Village Fest should not be missed...it get's better each year!! We have been there every year for the past 7 years!!

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salt lake city
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50 reviews 50 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Had the usual arts and crafts type stalls. Food stalls seemed focused on dried fruits. The stall with the fresh cerviche was the best with fresh seafood and a little kick.

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Lakewood, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

i drive to palm springs on thursday nights just because of the great atmosphere on thursdays with the street festival. clubs and restaurants.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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112 reviews 112 reviews
59 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

This open air market is huge and covers most of the main street. A lot of artists show their goods or play. But also fresh (dried) fruits and soaps all over the place. Near the Hyatt are all the food stands with fresh baked goods from all over the world. A really nice experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Better to go in the off season...it can be VERY crowded during school breaks, etc. Lots of vendors and neat stuff.

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Dallas, TX
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81 reviews 81 reviews
23 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

This was a fun atmosphere with the typical street food and some kind of neat vendors. Very crowded; had to park a few blocks away. Lots of shopping and restaurant opportunities right there, too.

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